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ruly constituents in kentucky. they have to be respondent to. >> that's going to be -- ashley judd is the likely democratic nominee that he will be facing, and so far he is a great politician. not a great public politician, but they have managed very carefully to stamp out local conservative challenges. there isn't a strong conservative challenger to him right now. >> i think this is going to be brought to the fore in a practical sense because there is major policy. gun control is one thing. i think there's probably a bigger umbrella for republicans to march under. immigration is going to be really interesting. jonathan has a great headline in "new york magazine." "on immigration gop elites tell their base to pound sand." basically, he makes a point that there is this theme that republicans and arch conservatives in the republican party really care about cutting taxes on the rich, but when you study the tea party and the folks in the tea party, the thing they actually really care about is immigration. it's a big priority for them. they do not want to offer "amnesty" of any kind. ef
or was it harvard? this rove ad suggests quite a few things. mitch mcconnell is concerned about ashley judd. >> he is concerned in general. he is a power here in washington and who i covered back when he was county judge in louisville. he has never been wildly popular in the state. he always had a tough race even when he hasn't had significant opponents and he's on a fault line. kentucky is a red state in presidential elections, mitch is not that popular. what he is afraid of is not ashley judd, but a tea party-style attack along the lines of that. >> he has reason to be concerned. obviously back in 2008 or 2010, rand paul was running in the primaries and mcconnell and the entire kentucky establishment with rand aggressively -- rand paul's machine beat him and wasn't even close. >> it's a very complicated legacy. without mitch mcconnell there would be no thrivingly party in the state of kentucky. one thing he has done is be architect. that made 2010 the rejection of his guy so striking. mitch mcconnell's fingerprints used to be on every race in the state beyond his own. he was always trying to orc
. >>> actress ashley judd hasn't decided yet whether or not she's going to challenge senate minority leader mitch mcconnell for his seat in 2014 but already karl rove's american crossroads is going after the actress in a new web video, attacking judd's commitment to president obama her praise for healthcare reform, even her residence in tennessee even though she grew up in kentucky and went to college there. >> ashley judd, an obama-following radical hollywood liberal who is right at home here in tennessee. i mean kentucky. >> a crossroads spokesman said the ad is designed to stick a pin in judd's balloon. several other celebrities on capitol hill today, chris rock, amanda peet, tony bennett joining the mayors against illegal guns coalition and their demand a plan campaign. they're calling for universal background checks, assault weapons ban a limit on high-capacity magazines and making federal gun trafficking a federal crime. we're back after the break. compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning doc
soon have another movie star in washington dc. ashley judd is considering a jud insta mitch mcconnell. apparently her tax -- platform includes higher taxes, more spending, and not posing any serious threat to president obama's agenda, which is pounded the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. -- prompted the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. i'm still having flashbacks to be 2012 election. i spend as much time as anyone traveling around the country in support of mitt romney, who i absolutely love. every once in a while you come across mitt romney -- you just stick that thing in the back and crank it back up and he is good for another 48 hours. [laughter] there is one thing the media did not know that happened. a real good piece of bipartisanship. the president and governor romney did spend one night together laying monopoly. it was a little awkward when you came to picking your pieces. the president chose the battleship, mitt romney chose the car. the dog on top of the car. they are playing differently because the president insisted every time you pass go everyone
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